Places to Visit

Discover the best places to visit in the USA, in western states like California, Hawaii, Arizona, and Oregon, and beyond. Find places to go with kids or on your own, and dive deep into vacation destinations across the West.

History of Hearst Castle

In the 1920s and '30s, stars came calling at this gaudy palace to be entertained by one of the most complicated capitalists.

What to See and Do in Clarksburg on the California Delta

Clarksburg, on the California Delta, charms visitors with its local wineries, scenic drives, and classic dines.

Eureka: Northern California Weekender

A lovely, historic port town on the Northern California coast, Eureka, offers redwood forests, abundant wildlife, and hearty fare.

The Top Thing to Do on Each Hawaiian Island

On each island there's one don't-miss activity, from seeing Kauai by helicopter to exploring Maui's waterfalls on a drive to Hana.

Stress-Free Weekend in Calistoga, California

Spend a relaxing weekend in this Napa Valley town.

Santa Cruz’s Abbott Square Market

Opened in 2017, this public plaza and gastro-hub has become a popular destination in downtown Santa Cruz.

24 New Things to See and Do in Los Angeles

Discover Los Angeles's newest restaurants, stadiums, shopping, bars, Disneyland and Universal Studios attractions, and more.

Stunning Rose Gardens in Northern California

Wake up and smell the roses at these lovely gardens across Northern California.

Indulge in the Painted Desert's Rare Chocolate Falls

Glimpse the Chocolate Falls, a natural waterfall system in the Navajo Nation's Painted Desert.

8 Iconic Movie Locations to Visit in the West

Travel out West to see where movies like Vertigo and Jurassic Park were filmed and experience Hollywood's magic firsthand.

Columbia River Gorge Road Trip

Enjoy waterfalls and more while driving the Columbia River Gorge along the Oregon-Washington border.

5 Things We Love About Wallace, Idaho

Come to Wallace, Idaho, for a fascinating mining history, 90 miles of trails, and local eats.